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Babysitting Grandkids Could Lower Risk for Alzheimer’s

Babysitting Grandkids Could Lower Risk for Alzheimer’s

Babysitting Grandkids Could Lower Risk for Alzheimer’s

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Taking care of your grandchildren is more than a fun and rewarding way to spend your time—it’s also been shown to help reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

In a study conducted by the Women’s Health Aging Project in Australia and published in the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) in 2014, researchers studied the cognitive function of more than 180 women, ages 57 to 68, who cared for their grandchildren regularly. The women took three different mental acuity tests during the study to measure working memory and mental processing speed.

The results were amazing! Check out the study and read more on this topic and please let me know your thoughts on this!

Babysitting Grandkids Could Lower Risk for Alzheimer’s

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